Africa Tech Pitch LDN is an evening pitch event aimed at showcasing high-potential, high-impact startups addressing a need in the African market.
The first edition in April featured startups including Safemotos and Afrikstart .
Audience favorites SafeMotos have gone on to raise $131K in funding to further develop their solution and the winner Afrikstart went on to be short-listed as a finalist for the AppsAfrica social impact award.
The upcoming edition of Africa Tech pitch on 12th November is the culmination of an 8-week i4DAfrica startup accelerator lab.
Run by the Africa Technology Business Network, i4DAfrica is an early stage training, mentorship and support programme for UK entrepreneurs with ideas for technology-driven businesses that solve challenges in the African market and have potential to impact it’s development.
The pitch line up includes:
IZI-Fin is a data driven, mobile banking solution that offers transparent and accessible financial services to the unbanked masses in Sub-Saharan Africa.
A platform that aims to improve pricing transparency and increase access to markets for skilled tradesmen and women in Nigeria by connecting them to customers and clients.
VisioRecruit is a video-enabled recruitment platform that enables recruiters in Africa to remotely interview and assess applicants, allowing them to more cost-effectively access skilled talent in the diaspora.
MedTechDoctors is a network for a new generation of doctors who are pushing the boundaries of medical technology innovation to impact healthcare in Africa.
OKIKI is a movie streaming app with a social twist. The app creates a unique movie experience by connecting movie fans to each other and to their favourite actors, while providing a secure channel for local African film makers to generate revenue.
Bahati Books is an e-book publishing company that aims to bring to global readers captivating and well-written African literature by African authors.